Wuhs library Resources for Spanish



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Call Number

Author

Title

Language

 

305.235

Jones, Caryn Gracey

Teen's in Brazil

English

Teenage experiences in Brazil are diverse. Despite the differences, most teens live their lives in large cities dancing to samba music, performing the art of Capoeira and playing futebol.

305.2350 Bau

Baumgart, Brian

Teen's in Mexico

English

Mexico's young people are growing up in a country of contrasts

305.2350 Don

Donovan, Sandy

Teen's in Venezuela

English

The lives of Venezuelan teenagers vary greatly, from living in the barrios to living in gated communities.

305.2350 Sko

Skog, Jason

Teen's in Spain

English

The life of a Teen in Spain, enjoying a culture rich in flavorful foods and fiestas.

305.8 Nob

Noble, Judity and Lacaso, Jaime

The Hispanic Way: Aspects of behavior, attitudes, and customs in the Spanish speaking world

English/Spanish vocab and phrases

A reference to the divergent cultural traits of Spanish-speaking people

323.11 Hun

Hunter, Miranda

The Story of Latino Civil Rights

English

Presents a comprehensive study of the struggle for Latin Civil Rights in the United States, and discusses discrimination in the workplace, education, and within the community as well as immigration reform.

331.5 Hov

Hovius, Christopher

Latino Migrant Workers

English

Presents a comprehensive study of Latino migrant workers in America and the significant role they play in the overall economic development of the United States.

331.6 Sch

Limon, Dr. Jose

Latino Economics in the United States

English

Presents an overview of the various economic opportunities of Latinos living in the United States, explaining the factors of how they make, spend, and save money.

371.26 Lav

Lavoie, Dennis

AP Spanish Language

Spanish

A preparation guide for advanced placement tests in the Spanish language that includes sample tests.

394.2 Gor

Goring, Ruth

Dias, Festivos, Y Celebraciones

Spanish

Provides information on different festivals and holidays celebrated by Hispanic and Latin Americans

395 Fos

Foster, Dean

The Global Etiquette Guide to Mexico and Latin America

English

Provides practical information on how to understand, appreciate, and manage the myriad cultural differences that can exist between Latin American countries and the United States.

428.2 Bau

Baugh, Sue L.

Lo Esencial De La Gramatica Inglesa







468.2 Far

Farrell, Edith

Spanish & English Grammar

English & Spanish

Lessons and Activities for learning Spanish

468.2 Fbey

Bey, Vivienne

Spanish Verb Drills

English & Spanish

Lessons and Activities for learning Spanish

468.3 Lat




Latin American Phrase Book







468.6 Tar

Tardy, William T.

Easy Spanish Reader

Spanish

Three-part text - story about high school students; history of Mexico; a literary piece

641.5 Cor

Coronado, Rosa

Cooking the Mexican Way

English

Contains recipes for authentic Mexican meals

641.59 Max




Mexican American regional cooking library

Bilingual

Continues the chronicle of Esmeralda Santiago's emergence from the barrios of Brooklyn to the three's of Manhattan.

641.59 Web

Webb, Lois Sinaiko

Multicultural Cookbook of Life-Cycle Celebrations

English

Covers life-cycle celebrations & food eaten at these occasions in homes around the world

641.59 Zan

Zanger, Mark H.

The American Ethnic Cookbook for Students

English

Contains recipes reflecting various ethnic American groups, including Hispanic- and Latino-American groups

700 Mak

Makosz, Rory

Latino Arts and Their Influence on the United States

English

Presents a comprehensive study of Latino Arts and describes its influence upon the culture and society of the United States.

811 Alv

Alvarez, Julia

Homecoming

English

Poems which give a voice to the Latina woman.

811 Cas

Castillo, Ana

My Father was a Toltec and Selected Poems

Bilingual

A collection of Ana Castillo's poems in English and Spanish that explores the experiences of exile, love, and lost love. The poet's work mixes Spanish, Chicago street lingo, and English

811 Coo




Cool Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Growing Up Latino in the United States

Bilingual

Celebrates the tones, rhythms, sounds, and experiences of growing up Latino America.

811.008 Red




Red Hot Salsa:

Bilingual

A collection of poetry in English and Spanish that explains what it is like to be a young Latino in the United States.

813 Gro




Growing Up Latino: Memoirs and Stories

English

A collection of short fiction and non-fiction written whose authors transport readers across geographies and through cultures in an attempt to articulate the joys, struggles, defeats, and triumphs of the laotion experience in the United States.

860.9 Tre




The Tree is Older Than You Are

Bilingual

An Anthology of poems and stories from Mexico

861 Ale

Alegria, Claribel

Saltando Amarras - Casting Off

Bilingual

A bilingual collection of poems - features themes about solitude, losing a loved one, and reflecting on the past.

861 The

Alegria, Claribel

These are not Sweet Girls:

English

A collection of poems writing by more than fifty Latin American women which reflects the courage of each to speak in a culture of silence.

861 Twe




Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology

Bilingual

A collection of 85 poets and their works including the most famous representative poems of each poetic tradition, accompanied by other poems that represent the best of that tradition and of each poet's work within it.

909 Ran

Randle, Janice

Issues in the Spanish Speaking World

Spanish

21st Century Politics, Government and Social Conditions in Spain and Latin America

920 Mar

Marquez, Heron

Latin Sensations

English

Profiles five influential Latino entertainers of the 1990s: Ricky Martin, Selena, Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias, and Marc Anthony, detailing their rise to stardom and their effects on the American music scene

921 Cha

Kruell, Lathleen

Cosechando esperanza

Spanish

La Histories De Desar Chavez

921 San

Santiago, Esmeralda

When I Was Puerto Rican

English

Memoirs of the author's childhood and youth in Puerto Rico and New York City

921 San

Santiago, Esmeralda

Cuando Era Puertorriquena




Memoirs of the author's childhood and youth in Puerto Rico and New York City

921 San

Santiago, Esmeralda

Almost A Woman

English

Continues the chronicle of Esmeralda Santiago's emergence from the barrios of Brooklyn to the theaters of Manhattan.

921 San

Santiago, Esmeralda

Casi Una Mujer

Spanish

Continues the chronicle of Esmeralda Santiago's emergence from the barrios of Brooklyn to the theaters of Manhattan.

972 Goo

Goodwin, William

Mexico

English

Discusses the history, geography, climate, government, culture, people, and modern aspects of Mexico.

972 Gre

Green, Jen

Mexico

English

Examines the geography, history, economy, culture, and daily life of Mexico.

972.08 Coe

Coerver, Don M.

Mexico - An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Culture and History

English

A one-volume reference covering evolution of the Mexican economy, political figures, art, & culture; the indigenous peoples of Mexico, the uneasy relationship between Mexico and the U.S., and religion are a few of the other areas covered.

973 McI

McIntosh, Kenneth

Latinos Today

English

Presents a comprehensive study of the Latino community in the United States, and discusses immigration, the history of Latin America, the language struggle, Latino businesses, religion, and more.

978.009 Doh

Doherty, Kieran

Explorers, Missionaries, and Trappers

English

Presents the founding of the American West through the lives of explorers and settlers such as Eusebio Kino in Arizona, Junipero Serra in Spanish California, and Brigham Young in Utah

FIC IRV

Irving, Washingotn

LaLeyenda de Sleepy Hollow Rip Van Winkle

Spanish

Al cabo de veinte anos despierta para descubrir que todo ha cambiado, excepto el.

KIT FIC VIO

Viorst, Judith

Alexander Y El Dia Terrible, Horrible, Espantoso, Horroroso

Spanish

Children's story: Alexander has a very bad day that begins when he awakens to find gum stuck in his hair!

PA FIC ALL

Allende, Isabel

The House of the Spirits

English

The Trueba family spans three generations and a century of social change. A crisis causes the family patriarch and his granddaughter to be at opposite ends of political allegiances during a revolution and counterrevolution that threatens to tear apart their country and their family.

PA FIC AZU

Azuela, Mariano

Underdogs, The




Memoirs of the author's childhood and youth in Puerto Rico and New York City

PA FIC FER

Ferre, Rosario

Maldito Amor y Otros Cuentos

Spanish

Title story explores the class fights and the political evolution of the author's native Puerto Rico across the history of the De la Valle family and some other guys who are in a fight to the death regarding the family's fortune and the woman they both love. The other three stories relate the lives of the new generations of the De la Valle family, creating a drama in four parts.

PA FIC FUE

Fuentes, Carlos

Aura

Bilingual

Story in Spanish on one side of the page/Story in English on facing page - Young scholar Felipe Montero works for a widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There Felipe meets her beautiful niece, Aura, and begins to discover a mysterious relationship between the girl and her aunt.

PA FIC LIV

Cohn Livingston, Myra

Platero Y Yo

Bilingual

Presents a picture of life in the small town of Moguer, in Andalusia, Spain, as seen through the eyes of a wandering poet and his faithful donkey

PA FIC MAS

Mastretta, Angeles

Mal de Amores

Spanish

The book tells the life story of Emilia, a girl born into a drastically changing society during one of the most turbulent times of Mexican history, who grows up to become a free spirited, strong will, self reliant woman in a time when the simple thought of a woman having a say in things was forbidden.

PA FIC PAU

Paulsen, Gary

Sisters/Hermanas

Bilingual

Told in both Spanish and English, this is the story of Rosa, 1 14-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico City, and Traci, a 14-year-old from the suburbs. Both girls are trapped in lives in which beauty and youth are pricey commodities -- whether on the street or in the high school gymnasium.

PA FIC SAG

Sagel, Jim

Garden of Stories/Jardin de Cuentos

Bilingual

Eleven-year-old Tomas visits his uncle and learns a lot about his cultural heritage from this wise storyteller.

PA FIC SAG

Sagel, Jim

Where the Cinnamon Winds Blow - Donde soplan los vientos de canela

Bilingual




PA FIC SAG

Sagel, Jim

Where the Cinnamon Winds Blow - Donde soplan los vientos de canela







R 433 Oxf




Oxford Beginner's Spanish Dictionary







R 463 Lan




Langenscheidt's New College Spanish Dictionary

Bilingual

Over 125,000 entries including many specialist terms and colloquial expressions. Presents both American and British English spellings as well as Latin American usage of Spanish.

R 468 Bre




Spanish English Bilingual Visual Dictionary




A visual approach to learning vocabulary from every aspect of everyday life from the restaurant to the gym, the home to the workplace, outer space to the animal kingdom.

R 976 UXL




UXL Hipsanic American Almanac

English

Explores the history and culture of Hispanic Americans, people in the United States whose ancestors - or they themselves- came from Spain or the Spanish-speaking countries of South and Central America.

SC CIS

Cisneros, Sandra

El Arroyo De La Llorona Y Otros Cuentos




A collection of short stories giving voice to the vigorous and varied life on both sides of U.S. - Mexican border.

SC FER

Ferre, Rosario

Papeles de Pandora: Cuentos

Spanish

In this collection, Ferré introduces her major theme: the position of women in a fast-changing but still patriarchal culture

SC ONC




Once Upon a Cuento

English

A collection of stories by contemporary Latino authors written for young people that explore heritage and history, identity, language, and relationships from the perspective of Mexican-American , Cuban-American, Dominican-American, and Puerto Rican writers

SC ORT

Ortiz Cofer, Judith

Una Isla Como Tu:

Spanish

Twelve stories about young people caught between their Puerto Rican heritage and their American surroundings

SC OTH




Other Voices, Other Vistas

English

Twenty-five contemporary stories from Africa, China, India, Japan, and Latin America.

SC OXF




The Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories

English

Brings together fifty-three stories that span the history of Latin American literature and represent the most dazzling achievements in the form.

SC SE




Se Habla Espanol:

Spanish

A collection of short stories in Spanish about life in the United States.

FIC STE

Steinbeck, John

Viajes Con Charley

Spanish

El rsultado de estas experiencias es una reflection re



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